Business & Industry Grants & Initiatives

Visions of Australia

The Visions of Australia regional exhibition touring program supports audience access to Australian arts and cultural material, with a particular focus on tours to regional and remote Australia.

Available Funding - Negotiable

Closing Date - 19 October 2018

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Principals Project Grant - Round 1

Provides teachers with professional learning and classroom resources to support delivery of financial literacy education in the classroom.

Available Funding - $3000 - $5000

Closing Date - 26 October 2018

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Rural Economic Development Grants

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries are looking for projects across regional Queensland that add value to agricultural products, help to develop new markets, or collaborate with other businesses to expand job opportunities.

Available Funding - up to $250,000  with a matched co-contribution

Closing Date - 26 October 2018

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Safe Work Australia People's Choice Award

The Safe Work Australia People's Choice Award Grant Program is a short-term, competitive grant program run as part of National Safe Work Month.  The aims of this Program are to:

  • increase community awareness and knowledge of WHS and workers' compensation
  • build our profile as the national policy body for WHS and workers' compensation
  • build relationships with key influencers and national bodies
  • support priority areas including industries, action areas and conditions in the Australian WHS Strategy 2012-2022

Available Funding - $2000-$20,000

Closing Date - 31 October 2018

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Global Innovation Linkages program Round 2

Provides matched funding to assist Australian businesses and researchers to collaborate with global partners on strategically focused, leading-edge research and development projects. The program will support projects focussed on developing high quality products, services or processes that respond to industry challenges.

Available Funding - up to $1,000,000

Closing Date - 14 November 2018

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Export Market Development Grants

Financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters.

reimburses up to 50 per cent of eligible export promotion expenses above $5000

Closing Date - 30 November 2018

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Advanced Queensland Engaging Science Grants

To support science engagement and communication projects, events and activities that increase the reach and impact of science in Queensland. The program forms part of the Advance Queensland Engaging Queenslanders in Science Strategy which outlines a vision to create a Queensland population that engages in, recognises, supports and advocates for science.

Available Funding - up to $10,000

Closing Date - 30 November 2018   More information

Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support

Supports a professional, viable and ethical Indigenous visual arts industry with strong participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Available Funding - $5000 to $80,000

Closing Date - 15 March 2019

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Managing Farm Risk Program

The Managing Farm Risk Program provides rebates for advice and assessments to help farmers prepare and apply for a new insurance policy that assists with the management of drought and other production and market risks.

Available Funding - up to $2500

Closing Date - 31 May 2019

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Balonne Business Mentoring Program

Business mentoring is a great way to strengthen business, operate more competitively and adapt to changes in local economies. The aim of the mentoring is to create more resilient, diversified and adaptable business communities. 

Free mentoring support - limited spaces

Projects ends 30 June 2019

For more information contact Julia Telford, Project Coordinator, 0427 408 713